Preferred Options Consultation
This consultation is now closed.
For Information only - The consultation ran for more than 8 weeks, from Tuesday 15th December 2015 until 12 noon, Friday 12th February, 2016.
The sites proposed in the SAD Preferred Options are for:
- new housing development
- land for longer term housing needs
- extensions to our employment sites at i54 South Staffordshire and ROF (Featherstone)
- additional Gypsy and Traveller pitches
- Preferred Options SAD
- SAD Methodology Paper
- SAD Discounted Sites and Site Assessment Paper
- Frequently Asked Questions
Evidence and Supporting Documents
We have to prepare many evidence base documents to support the SAD and there is a comprehensive list of these reports and studies available here. Some documents have been prepared or updated specifically to support this stage of the SAD process and these are:
- Site Assessment Topic Paper
- Sustainability Appraisal
- Habitats Regulations Assessment
- Infrastructure Delivery Plan
- Duty to Co-operate Schedule
- Issues and Options Consultation Statement
- SAD (Preferred Options) Matrix Topic Papers
- Legal Notice
- SAD EqIA
- Landscape Sensitivity Study - Housing
- Landscape Sensitivity - Employment
- Sub Regional Employment Study 2014 (Stage 1)
- Sub Regional Employment Study 2015 (Stage 2)
- West Midlands Strategic Employment Sites Study - 2015
Responding to the Consultation
Copies of all documents are available on this website and at the Council Offices in Codsall. You can also see the main documents at parish council offices, libraries and leisure centres in South Staffordshire. You can see the summaries of representations made to the previous Issues and Options consultations on the Representations page.
This is a formal stage of consultation so any representations or comments must be made in writing. They can be submitted by letter, email or response form.
You should be aware that all comments will be made publicly available and will form part of a schedule of representations which will be published later in the process.
Your comments must reach us by 12 noon on Friday 12th February 2016.
We are holding 5 late night exhibitions across the District where planning officers will be available to discuss the proposals. You can visit any of the exhibitions as they are not specific to any one village. Officers are also available to speak to at the Council Offices, Codsall during normal working hours, 8.45am – 5pm Monday to Friday. On exhibition days, please call to make sure someone is available to speak with you as we are a small team and may all be attending the exhibition.
The exhibitions are being held between 2pm and 7pm at:
|Thursday 7th January 2016||Haling Dene Centre, Penkridge|
|Thursday 14th January 2016||Wombourne Civic Centre|
|Wednesday 20th January 2016||Council Offices, Codsall|
|Thursday 28th January 2016||
Cheslyn Hay Village Hall
|Tuesday 2nd February 2016||Jubilee Hall, Brewood|
The Strategic Planning Team manages and maintains a register of persons who have an interest in local planning documents (Local Plan Database); those who wish to register land for future development on our Self and Custom Build Register and/or Strategic Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA); and regarding Empty Properties. In order to do this in an effective way we will need to collect and use personal information about you. For more information about how we process this data see Strategic Planning Team - Data Protection.
The Local Plans Team
Telephone: (01902) 696000